SCCJR contributes to Crime, Justice and Society in Scotland
21st October 2015
The new book Crime, Justice and Society in Scotland features chapters by SCCJR staff on organised crime, desistance and criminal justice policy in Scotland.
The book, edited by Hazel Croall, Gerry Mooney and Mary Munro, is an edited collection of new and topical chapters that builds upon the success of 2010’s Criminal Justice in Scotland. It offers a critical overview of Scottish criminal...
Top authors and musicians lined up for first Distant Voices Festival
16th September 2015
The first Distant Voices Festival will take place from November 5th to 9th at the CCA in Glasgow, exploring crime and punishment through music, writing and film.
Over the past 18 months, the project – a collaboration between SCCJR and Vox Liminis (a charity that aims to bring creative practice to criminal justice and its reform) – has brought together artists, criminologists,...
Trafficking Culture: What’s It To Me? seminar series begins
14th September 2015
The Trafficking Culture exhibition at the Hunterian Museum, University of Glasgow
The Trafficking Culture Society is pleased to announce its Autumn 2015 seminar series, What’s It To Me? Relevancy and Impact of Doing Research on the Illicit Antiquities Trade.
The series will explore how students and researchers from art history, museum studies, archaeology, criminology and law, both at...
Trafficking Culture exhibition opens in Glasgow
7th September 2015
Members of the Trafficking Culture team at the exhibition opening. From left, Dr Donna Yates, Professor Simon Mackenzie, SCCJR associate Tess Davis, and PhD students Meg Lambert, Annemiek Rhebergen and Christine Weirich
An exhibition about the fascinating work of Trafficking Culture is now open at the Hunterian Museum at the University of Glasgow.
The display features special loan items from the...
Nancy Lombard on gendered violence: ‘A cause and a consequence of inequality’
14th July 2015
The SCCJR’s Dr Nancy Lombard, of Glasgow Caledonian University, has contributed a chapter to the European Commission’s new report, Visions for Gender Equality.
In Gendered violence: a cause and a consequence of inequality, she argues that gender segregation and division must end, and ‘promoting gender equality would mean that violence against women is no longer normalised or...